Lesley Young, Chief Driving Examiner, explains why we're introducing pulling up on the right into the car driving test from 4 December 2017 – and why this is real-life driving.
Lesley is the Chief Driving Examiner for DVSA. She is responsible for influencing policy development of driving, riding and road safety standards and leads on new driving and road safety initiatives and programmes. She is also accountable for the technical development, accreditation, standard and quality of driving and riding tests.
Learner drivers will be allowed to take motorway driving lessons from 2018 - this blog post takes a look at how this will affect Pass Plus, what new drivers think, and guidance on providing motorway lessons.
There's one week to go before the public consultation on improving the car driving test closes. So far we've had over 2,800 responses to the consultation and lots of feedback on my previous blog post, and on Facebook and Twitter.
Lesley Young, Chief Driving Examiner at DVSA, answered your questions live on Periscope about improving the car driving test on Friday 12 August 2016.
Today we’ve launched a consultation on changes to the driving test. I thought it would be helpful if I explained the proposals and gave you information on why these changes will better prepare new drivers and improve road safety.
Earlier this year, DVSA began to trial a new version of the practical driving test.